Fishing Reports from the Swansboro/Emerald Isle area

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Swansboro October 27, 2005

Capt. Jeff Cronk, of FishN4Life Charters, reports that most of the shrimp have moved into the ocean due to all of the recent rain. There are plenty of 3 to 6″ mullet minnows along the ICW and the creeks from the ICW to the inlets, as well as in the mainland creeks. The mainland creeks […]

 Gary Hurley

Swansboro October 13, 2005

Capt. Stan, of Captain Stanman Fishing Charters, reports that the wind switched to the S/E on Wednesday and blew hard from a Tropical Depression bringing 10 to 12 inches of rain to the area. This curtailed the fishing activity. However, the fish should be very accommodating now. It’s the time of the year for the […]

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Swansboro September 29, 2005

Jeff Cronk, of FishN4Life Charters, reports that the hurricane didn’t hurt the bait population. Finger mullet are back in full force moving up and down the ICW and throughout White Oak River and Queens Creek. And there’s lots of shrimp in White Oak River and a few in Queens Creek. The hurricane brought the water […]

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Swansboro September 15, 2005

Billy, at Bogue Inlet Pier, reports that the pier’s state record tarpon has been the big news. A 175 lb. tarpon was landed last Wednesday night (see page 2 for photo). The pier has also released two other tarpon this week. They’re also catching 1-2 lb. blues, some puppy drum, and a few pompano. Dale, […]

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Swansboro September 1, 2005

Capt. Jeff Cronk, of FishN4Life Charters, reports that the mullet minnows are currently scarce along the ICW. There are, however, plenty of 3 to 5″ mullet minnows and small shad in the creeks and bays along the mainland side of the ICW. There are also plenty of small threadfin herring around the Swansboro bridges. Live […]

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